Conservation Commission

Regular Meetings


  • 6 p.m.
  • Last Tuesday of every month

View the 2017 meeting schedule (PDF)

Please Note: ALL meetings will be held at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport, located at 567 Crawford Street in the Administration Building, Room 106 A&B.

*Meeting dates are occasionally subject to change, and meeting agendas are sometimes full. Applicants are advised to contact Conservation Agent, Mike O'Hara, at: 978-829-1891 to confirm meeting dates.

Agendas & Minutes


View most recent agendas and minutes.
View agendas and minutes from 2011 and older.

Current Commissioners

  • Tracey Sarefield, Chair
  • John Cordio
  • Dennis DeGara
  • Michael Donnelly
  • Harris Karis
  • John Koutonen
  • David Streb
  • Tim Smith, Consultant

Purpose & Responsibilities


The mission of the Conservation Commission is to administer the Wetland Protection Act, General Laws Chapter 131 section 40, the Erosion and Sedimentation Control ordinance and the local conservation ordinance in such a way as to protect the natural resources of the City of Fitchburg.


Organization


The Commission is comprised of 7 volunteer residents. Each volunteer is appointed by the Mayor, subject to City Council approval, and serves a three year term.